What Happens If You Jump In A Falling Elevator?

"Elevator. It’s a fascination and a fear for many. Countless action movies and TV shows feature stuck elevators, fights in elevators, and, of course falling elevators.

How many times when an elevator seems to be malfunctioning in pop culture have you heard someone say, 'When we get to the bottom, we should jump'? Whether that can really save your life. Maybe you stayed at a particularly creepy old hotel or you are wandering in abandoned hospital, you scamp, but for some reason, here you are, rocketing downward.

Because of that sudden absence of gravity, according to studies done by NASA, you’ll also experience a sort of high and a slowing down of time. But forget that let’s talk about the jump. If you jump when an elevator starts to fall, well, frankly, that’s a.... So where did this whole idea come from?"

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